Visit the free attractions of Timisoara

Visit the free attractions of Timisoara

As I wrote in the previous post, this is truly one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in Romania. It should really be on your tourist list if ever in the area. This article is addressed to those of you who are planning a low budget holiday but filled with great experiences and wonderful memories. As such, little money should not prevent you from getting to really know this city because you can always visit the free attractions of Timisoara. So, in what follows next, I will focus ... [ read more ]

Top 5 Timisoara Landmarks

Top 5 Timisoara Landmarks

If you decide to visit Romania and you begin by asking some questions about it, you will definitely get answers like: the mountain area is breathtaking, the Danube Delta is unique in Europe and the most impressive cities are found in the West of the country. The last part is very accurate because the western part of Romania has always been more developed, having more a lot of connections with Western Europe. This is true of Timisoara, one of the largest and most important cities in Romania a... [ read more ]

Monastaries and churches in Sighisoara II

Monastaries and churches in Sighisoara II

We cannot end our trip in Sighisoara without mentioning some of the most known monasteries and churches in Sighisoara. This is our second post on this subject since there are so many important monuments that deserve to be mentioned at appreciated. I hope you will enjoy our post to the fullest. The Monastery of Dominican church Located in the central Square of  Sighisoara, the Dominican Church is neighbored with the Clock Tower. The church was mentioned in a Papal Indulgence by Pope Bonifa... [ read more ]

Sighisoara towers

Sighisoara towers

In the past, Sighisoara had 14 towers, 9 of them still standing today. Every medieval tower in Sighisoara belonged to a Romanian trade organization which had the task to protect the tower together with 920 meters in the fortress. Sighisoara towers is more than just a historical article, it presents a little but important part of the glorious past of this people. Clock Tower The most important tower in Sighisoara is the Clock Tower,  that guards the main entrance into the fortress. I... [ read more ]

Discovering Sighisoara

Discovering Sighisoara

Located in the center of Romania, Sighisoara is the second city as size in Mures county. Named the Pearl of Transylvania, Sighisoara is a medieval complex built in the 12 th century and one of the few city-fortresses to be dwelled in Europe, thus discovering Sighisoara will definitely turn into a wonderful adventure for you.  Sighisoara, the medieval capital of Romania is also recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Why is Sighisoara so attractive? Sighisoara is mostly famous bec... [ read more ]

Not to be missed in Transilvania

Not to be missed in Transilvania

I think that that this particular historic region is the most famous and known part of Romanian all around the world. The explanation is quite simple: it is the place where you will find Dracula’s Castle and who hasn’t heard of Dracula? I also think that you will find relatively few Romanians to tell you that this is the most important aspect about Transilvania. Why? Because this is such a beautiful region, rich in culture and history and with amazing cities that Dracula’s Castle doesn... [ read more ]

The oldest buildings in Suceava

The oldest buildings in Suceava

Whoever knows but more importantly, whoever loves Suceava is fully aware that there are not that many cities in the country on whose streets you should be nervous to walk. Why? Well, you have to be quiet so as to hear the steps of those who passed by through this city thousands and thousands of years ago. You can see their shadows on the walls of the oldest buildings in Suceava or you can listen to the pulse of that dim and ancient past under the stones of the same buildings. You will understa... [ read more ]

The Botanical Garden of Iasi

The Botanical Garden of Iasi

Among other cultural priorities from the old capital of Moldavia, a special place is occupied by the setting up in Iasi, in 1856, of the first botanical garden in Romania, by doctor and naturalist Anastasie Fatu, a great patriot, philanthropist and man of culture. The existence of the Botanical Garden of Iasi has a troubled history that has undergone a period of over a century to become as we see it and admire it today. Short history For many years, until the death of the great scholar Fatu, t... [ read more ]

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

This city breaths culture at every pace, hosting a lot of memorial houses and museums. The most important are the Museumof Romanian Literature, a large complex of memorial houses of Romania’s greatest writers, and the Palaceof Culture, an impressive building hosting no less than four museums. Therefore, the memorial houses and museums in Iasi are its greatest treasures, veritable testimonies of its valuable and rich historic past. The Museum of Romanian Literature In the heart of Iasi, you c... [ read more ]

“The Royal Court” of Bucharest

In 1906, during an exhibition held in Bucharest, among the objects from around the country, there was also a charter written on parchment, without seal, but with a red and blue silk cord. It was found that the document was issued on September 20, 1459, in the office of Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler, the ruler of Walachiaat the time) from the fortress named Bucharest. Known today as the Museum “The Royal Palace – The Old Court”, the Royal Court has been the political, social, economic and cu... [ read more ]